Author Archive | Andy Meszaros

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Museum Hosts American Hungarian Educators Association members.

It is a sign of a healthy community when various Hungarian- American organizations engage in cooperative projects, recognize each other’s accomplishments and support each other’s efforts. On April 13th, our Museum hosted a reception for members of the American Hungarian Educators Association (AHEA).  We were pleased to welcome over 50 academics and educators who were […]

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Stress and health was the topic on March 10!

Our March 10th presentation by Dr. John Nádas was on a topic that hits home to most people today, who with their busy and often frantic lives, suffer periodically from the effects of stress. The fact that stress directly impacts our health was researched and first explained by Dr. János Selye, an endocrinologist who was […]

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Mihály Csikszentmihályi and the theory of “Flow”

The second program in our Winter-Spring Lecture Series featured the fascinating topic of the theory of “FLOW” and the related subject of happiness. Dr. Mihály Csikszentmihályi is one of the most respected and well-known psychologists in the world today, and his theory of “flow” has proven to be a ground-breaking theory of human behavior.  Our […]

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It is always good when children visit our Museum

The second Saturday of December has traditionally been the Children’s Program at the Cleveland Hungarian Museum. Over the many years that we have hosted this event, hundreds of Hungarian-American children have had the opportunity to learn about their Hungarian heritage by playing games, listening to stories, working on Hungarian themed crafts, repeating words, and welcoming […]

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2018 Winter-Spring Lecture Series

Saturday, May 19th : Paul Erdős, mathematician – presentation by Mr. Zsolt Dömötörffy, mathematician. Paul Erdős was one of the most prolific mathematicians of the 20th century. He was known both for his social practice of mathematics and for his eccentric lifestyle. He published around 1,500 papers during his lifetime, a figure that remains unsurpassed. This presentation […]

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Lecture at the Museum on the Reformation

Our November program in our 2017 lecture Series featured two very fine speakers, who with a compelling depth of knowledge, wit and clarity, were able to speak on a very complex topic- the cause and impact of the Reformation. This year marks the 500th anniversary that Martin Luther nailed his famous 95 Theses to the […]

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Fr. Csaba Böjte visits the Museum while in Cleveland

Many Hungarian -Americans are familiar with the wonderful work that this humble Franciscan priest from Transylvania has done to better the lives of orphaned and abandoned children. Since stating his first home for children in Déva, Transylvania, Fr. Böjte has worked tirelessly to find a place for every child in need of love and nurturing. […]

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2017 Vintner Dinner

This year’s Vintner Dinner was a resounding success! We savored delicious Hungarian wines from top quality boutique wineries located in the best wine-growing regions of Hungary; we enjoyed an excellent dinner at the Canterbury Golf Club; and we had many nostalgic moments listening to the wonderful musicians of Harmonia. What a great evening to celebrate […]

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Late 19th century Early 20th century Hungarian paintings

Saturday, October 28th- a wonderful afternoon for those guests of the Museum who attended the Late 19th century Early 20th century Exhibit Opening and Reception. The program featured a presentation on the paintings featured in the exhibit, along with a discussion of issues such as identifying the artist and verifying the authenticity of the painting […]

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